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Of the top 10 most common safety issues in warehouses, several stem from extreme and uncontrolled/unmonitored environmental conditions. These issues include falls and slips, fires, harmful substances and a lack of awareness. Environment monitoring in warehouses allows conditions surrounding these issues to be monitored. By staying up to date on the physical conditions inside your warehouse, the risk of injury to employees is drastically decreased.
Environmental monitoring allows warehouses to tackle any changes in their environment and prevent costly downtime. Proactive environment monitoring through Room Alert offers immediate notifications when changes in your environment occur. For example, if there is a water leak in your warehouse, you can set up your Room Alert Account to quickly notify you with an email and text. Once you are notified, you can make a quick and educated decision before serious water damage happens. The key with Room Alert is prevention. Your warehouse will save money because your products were not damaged and you will improve your employees’ physical safety by preventing any falls or slips. Over 12% of the major warehouse injuries reported in 2013 were caused by slips and falls. Choosing to protect your warehouse with Room Alert ensures your employees’ physical safety.
Employee safety expands beyond just physical safety. High temperatures and humidity can negatively affect cognition. When employees’ cognition is impaired, avoidable and potentially deadly accidents are more likely to occur. Room Alert helps you monitor and regulate the temperature and humidity in your warehouse so employees are working in the best and safest conditions possible.
Another environmental factor that could impact employee safety is fire. Fires release smoke, making breathing difficult for employees. Employees with pre-existing issues such as asthma are at an increased risk of experiencing irritation to the eyes, nose, and throat, and nausea. Inhaling carbon monoxide decreases the body’s oxygen supply. This can cause headaches, reduce alertness, and aggravate a heart condition known as angina. Especially in warehouses with large machinery, it is important to ensure the health of employees so they do not hurt themselves or others. This is why airflow and air regulation is also extremely important. Room Alert offers a specific airflow sensor for this reason so you can make sure your warehouse is properly ventilated. Our airflow sensor provides real-time recognition of the airflow stoppage. Room Alert protects the products in your warehouse and ensures employee safety.
Room Alert promotes safety awareness in your warehouse. Thousands of terrible work-related injuries occur every year due to a lack of safety education. Room Alert keeps you constantly aware of all environmental conditions and helps eliminate any potential safety hazards.
Room Alert benefits your warehouse on several levels because it secures the safety of products, employees and overall efficiency and success. Improve employee safety and reduce any potential risks with Room Alert. Stay updated on the conditions of your facilities from anywhere at any time so you can make educated and proactive decisions regarding potential expensive damage.
If you have any questions or want additional information on Room Alert and how it can protect your employees and warehouse against costly environmental damage such as water leaks and high temperatures, please visit our YouTube Channel or visit our Contact page for a free consultation with one of our dedicated Product Specialists today!